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  • Unintended consequence of foundation groups: inequality

    On a typical day at Harbor View Elementary School in Corona del Mar, students use iPads to complete spelling exercises, learn math facts and work on reading activities. The iPads were paid for by the Harbor View Dads group, a fundraising organization...
  • Senior center headed for 'fiscal crisis'

    It was a lavish evening at the posh Center Club, a Gatsby-themed affair 10 months in the making. The private, South Coast Metro venue was replete with flappers, generous silent-auction gift baskets, live music, a faux casino and hors d'oeuvres. Nearly...
  • City won't forgo its share of property tax

    As it looks now, the proposed charter for the city of Costa Mesa won't include giving up the city's share of property tax. Charter Committee member Hank Panian's seemingly radical idea to gradually forfeit the revenue — which, in turn, would...
  • Senior center retains counsel

    The Costa Mesa Senior Center has retained an attorney to guide its board through financial negotiations aimed at keeping the troubled organization afloat. City officials and four of the 11 senior center board members began discussing the possibility of...
  • Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy

    Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy
    Frances Saldaña is a petite woman with a soft smile and big, kind eyes. But behind her gentle demeanor lies a will of iron that has proved essential to enduring a life of unimaginable tragedy. Saldaña generously shares her story with anyone willing to...
  • Newport council discusses arts, more-concrete needs

    The Newport Beach City Council set its sights Tuesday on initiatives for sculptures and streets. An Arts Master Plan is underway for the city, as is a draft of the Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal year 2014-15, staff explained during a study session....
  • The Crowd: The '20s roar again for diabetes research

    The Crowd: The '20s roar again for diabetes research
    The 2014 Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Dream Gala was billed as "Let's Misbehave," and they certainly did. More than 500 Orange County citizens dressed to impress in Roaring Twenties period costume and danced a wild Charleston to help raise...
  • Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments

    Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments
    For Garry Lukas and his allies, their opinions on the matter are clear: It's a case of Costa Mesa planners "gone wild." Much to Lukas' chagrin, a proposal for a 240-unit apartment complex is wending its way through the City Hall approval process,...
  • Commentary: High-speed rail will meet future needs

    I read the recent commentary about high-speed rail by Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry in my hometown newspaper, and I'd like to share my response ("Commentary: High-speed rail project is a train wreck," March 23). Curry indicates he was the...
  • Commentary: We must make youth part of the conversation

    New Yorker magazine writer Tad Friend examined Costa Mesa's politics in September of 2011 and suggested that Costa Mesa was ground zero for the issues facing many cities in Orange County and across the country. But why Costa Mesa? For anyone who has...
  • City may assume some senior center functions

    The city is looking into taking over certain operational aspects of the Costa Mesa Senior Center in an attempt to keep the organization's doors open. The center's budget problems came to light after Costa Mesa published an audit in January predicting...
  • Venezia: Theater aid no blockbuster of an idea

    Venezia: Theater aid no blockbuster of an idea
    Is the Balboa Village Theatre project a go or a no? That depends on whom you talk to. Revitalization of the theater has been a lingering issue since it closed in 1992, and the nonprofit Balboa Performing Theater Arts Foundation was formed in 1996 to...